Setting goals and other urban legends

What do you think the difference is between having 2 reasons to achieve a goal and having 100 reasons? When you have 100 reasons, reaching a goal is pretty much a certainty.”
Ron Whitaker
in this interesting blog that recounts an urban legend study about goal setting.

Ron’s blog also provides a downloadable worksheet for planning and goal setting. The goals and action plan are designed for mapping out an individual’s goals. However, the SMART goal-setting acronym equally applies to establishing a road-map for your OSS, as follows:
Specific – Keep goals clear, concise and simple
Measurable – Define action plans to measure
Achievable – Keep goals incremental
Realistic – Match goals to needs and ambitions
Timetable – Add milestones and completion dates

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